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The Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House Earn 2018 Somerset County Historic Preservation and History Award

Congratulations to our heritage partner, the Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House, on a job well done!  The Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House have earned a 2018 Somerset County Historic Preservation and History Award from the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission (SCC&HC). The award recognizes the Friends’ “outstanding contributions to the enhancement of […]


Crossroads unifies Revolutionary-era historic sites with new signage

Sponsorship opportunities available for businesses and organizations. New Jersey’ Revolutionary War-era historic sites have a new way to attract visitors: distinctive Crossroads of the American Revolution signage. Featuring the six-pointed star used in the original United States flag, Crossroads’ signage program is designed to raise awareness of New Jersey’s deep Revolutionary War heritage through a […]

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Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission Names 2018 Junior Historian

Congratulations to Hunterdon County’s 2018 Junior Historian, Christian Ventura of High Bridge Elementary School, selected for writing the best essay in the contest sponsored annually by the Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission.  Second place honors went to Austin Fritz, of Tewksbury Elementary School. The 2018 competition drew 81 entries from seven school districts and […]

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Crossroads’ Heritage Partner is Newest Excursion Destination for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

Congratulations to the Elizabeth Destination Marketing Organization on becoming the newest excursion destination for Royal Caribbean Cruise Line. Travelers will now have the opportunity to tour and explore historic Elizabeth. According to the press release “Passengers disembarking from Cape Liberty Cruise Port will no longer have to wait hours until their flight out of EWR, […]


Exhibitors Wanted for Princeton Battlefield Society’s Young Patriots’ Day 

The Princeton Battlefield Society is designing a special event for September 23rd called “Young Patriots’ Day.” This event will be geared towards school-age children and their families and will focus on colonial life and the American Revolution through a number of educational pods and exhibits that will include reenactors, 18th century demonstrations, George Washington and Ben […]


Crossroads’ Rev. Neighbor, Jacob Francis Focus of New Article By Larry Kidder

Crossroads’ Revolutionary Neighbor, Jacob Francis is the focus of a new article just published in the Journal of the American Revolution. “The American Revolution of Private Jacob Francis,” by author and historian Larry Kidder, gives an in depth look at the life of this Hunterdon County Private and highlights his  navigation “through the changing rights […]

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2018 New Jersey History & Historic Preservation Conference- June 7 & 8

The New Jersey Historic Preservation Office will host its annual New Jersey History and Historic Preservation Conference at Passaic County College in Paterson, NJ on June 7 & 8. This year’s conference focuses on “Building a Place for History,” featuring two days of workshops in the place Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park calls home. Registration […]

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